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Scarce Stevens "sure Shot" Side Swing Rifle No. 23 Having A 22 Lr 20" Blue Barrel On A Nickel Plated
 
  Lot #129  (Sale Order: 129 of 644)  
Sold for:   $850.00 to onsite
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Item Description:
Scarce stevens "sure shot" side swing rifle no. 23 having a 22 lr 20" blue barrel on a nickel plated frame, nsn. A release button on the left side allows the barrel to pivot counter clockwise exposing the open breech to the right in a manner similar to the stevens "gem" pistol. Made 1894 to 1898. Condition: smooth brown patina is on the barrel with generous traces of blue, 93-95% nickel on the frame, 20-30% fire blue on the hammer, good stock with some loss of finish on the left side, bright worn bore. (800-1,500).
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Sales Tax : 6% - Sales tax applied to invoice total, including Internet Premium.
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Payment Instructions: PAYMENT: Payment must be made prior to removal from the auction house. In house bidders must settle their accounts on the day of sale. Absentee, Telephone and Internet Bidders must make payment within seven (7) days. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of items. IN HOUSE PAYMENTS: Accepted in-house payment forms are cash, checks, (with Conestoga Auction's approval), money orders, traveler’s checks, Debit cards, Visa and MasterCard will be accepted. If payment is made with cash or check, the 3% discount will be applied to the buyer’s premium. No out of state checks will be accepted by the auction, unless there was prior given approval by Conestoga Auction. INTERNET PAYMENTS: All invoices will be emailed to the buyers on the first business day following the auction. This invoice will include total purchase price and shipping costs per the UPS Store. The credit card on file with ProxiBid will be charged three business days following the auction for the total amount due including any shipping fees. If you would like to make other payment arrangements, the auction must be contacted the next business day following the auction. Items must be scheduled for removal from our auction facility within seven (7) days or be charged a monthly fee of 1.5% of the purchase price.
Currency Type: USD
Shipping Instructions: The Auctioneer reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. If shipping is requested, all packing, insurance, and UPS shipping charges will be charged to a credit card. There will be a $5 per customer handling fee charged in addition to the shipping charge from the UPS store. All items are sent through the UPS Store, a third party shipping company. Please contact Richard at the UPS Store at (717) 733-1482 or store3230@theupsstore.com for any questions. Please keep in mind that all registered hand guns must be shipped next day air. It could take up to 3 weeks until your items are received due to the volume of items that sell through Proxibid.
Preview Date & Times: Preview Friday, March 25th from 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST and Saturday March 26th from 8:00 AM EST.
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Location: 768 Graystone Rd, PO Box 1, Manheim, PA 17545
Driving Directions: Please see our website for driving directions.
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CONDITIONS OF SALE Conestoga Auction Company, Inc. has made every effort to catalog and correctly describe the property to be sold, however, all lots are sold 'AS IS' and should be examined prior to bidding. Flaws and imperfections caused in the making are not noted. Expect normal wear and oxidation on antique metalwares and crazing and normal glaze loss on pottery and ceramics. All condition reports will be found in parentheses following the description. Any additional condition questions should be made 24 hours prior to the start of the auction to allow for our staff to review the items. The auctioneers reserve the right to make verbal corrections and provide additional information from the auction block at the time of sale. In all matters, the records of the Auction will be final, all sales are final. Upon fall of the hammer or said sold, the title and responsibility for each item or lot passes to the purchaser. In case of a disputed bid, the Auctioneer, will determine the successful bidder or re-offer and resell the article in dispute. All purchasers must register for a buyer’s number and provide satisfactory identification. A 13% Buyer’s Premium is added to each item sold at the Auction, with a 3% discount for cash or check payment. Live online bidders using Proxibid.com pay an additional 7% (a 20% total for Proxibidders only, with no cash or check discount). If you are a PA resident or you pick up your items at the auction center a 6% Sales Tax will be charged except to persons with a current Dealer’s Sales Tax Exemption on file with the Auction. BIDDING INCREMENTS: The auctioneers will be using set bid increments. If you have placed absentee bids that do not follow the set increments, your bid will be executed at the set lower increment. ABSENTEE BIDS will be accepted with a 25% deposit by money order or certified check. This deposit is required for in-house bidding only, and does not apply to Internet bidders. Any such deposits will be refunded if the bid is not successful. In the event of duplicate in-house absentee bids, the first bid received will take precedence. In-house absentee bids will not be executed on items which are found to be other than described in the catalog. The auctioneer may reject any bid which he considers to be nominal and not commensurate with the value of the article offered. It is entirely possible to buy items by absentee bid for less than your top bid price as they are handled competitively. All bids are handled in competition with audience on an alternate basis. Due to uncertainties of bidding, a lot may sell to the floor bidder for the same amount as an absentee bid. To prevent this from happening, the absentee bidder can give Conestoga Auction the right to bid the next higher bid by placing a (+) sign after the bid price. Conestoga Auction will not be responsible for any omissions when processing your absentee bids. All sales are final and must be paid in full immediately. Items must be inspected before leaving absentee bids. INTERNET BIDDING: We are not aware of the Live bids in advance, but only during the time of the auction as they are forwarded to our computer. Conestoga Auction will not be responsible for any omissions, errors or slow communications on absentee bids. In the event of a tie bid with a floor bidder and an online bidder, the floor bidder will take precedence. The auctioneer's decision in this matter is final. PHONE BIDDING: There are a limited number of phones available and will be issued on a first come, first serve basis. Phone bidding is available on items valued at $500.00 and up, to approved buyer's, however, arrangements must be made at least 24 hours before the sale. Phone lines are reserved for serious bidders only. Conestoga Auction holds the right to reject any phone bids that are submitted after the set deadline. PAYMENT: Payment must be made prior to removal from the auction house. In house bidders must settle their accounts on the day of sale. Absentee, Telephone and Internet Bidders must make payment within seven (7) days. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of items. IN HOUSE PAYMENTS: Accepted in-house payment forms are cash, checks, (with Conestoga Auction's approval), money orders, traveler’s checks, Debit cards, Visa and MasterCard will be accepted. If payment is made with cash or check, the 3% discount will be applied to the buyer’s premium. No out of state checks will be accepted by the auction, unless there was prior given approval by Conestoga Auction. INTERNET PAYMENTS: All invoices will be emailed to the buyers on the first business day following the auction. This invoice will include total purchase price and shipping costs per the UPS Store. The credit card on file with ProxiBid will be charged three business days following the auction for the total amount due including any shipping fees. If you would like to make other payment arrangements, the auction must be contacted the next business day following the auction. Items must be scheduled for removal from our auction facility within seven (7) days or be charged a monthly fee of 1.5% of the purchase price. REMOVAL & SHIPPING: The Auctioneer reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank, if the Auctioneer deems such action necessary to protect his interest. If shipping is requested by the purchaser, all packing, insurance, and UPS shipping charges will be charged to a credit card. Conestoga Auction does not pack or ship any items in house. All items are sent through the UPS Store, a third party shipping company. Please contact Craig or Betsy at the UPS Store at (717) 733-1482 or store3230@theupsstore.com for any shipping inquiries regarding any potential shipping costs prior to the auction. Please note: if you are successful on items from our auctions, it could take up to three weeks until your items are received due to the volume of items that sell through the Internet. There will be a $5 handling fee charged in addition to the shipping charge from the UPS store for any bidders wishing their items to be shipped. Items must be scheduled for removal from our auction facility within seven (7) days or be charged a monthly fee of 1.5% of the purchase price. Please direct all your shipping questions to the above mentioned names, as we do not ship in-house and are not able to answer these questions. YOUR BIDDING ACKNOWLEDGES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONDITIONS OF SALE.
This item is part of Antique & Modern Firearm Auction - M. Yeager Coll.
 Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 | 9:00 AM  Eastern
 


Scarce Stevens "sure Shot" Side Swing Rifle No. 23 Having A 22 Lr 20" Blue Barrel On A Nickel Plated
Lot number: 129
Seller: Conestoga Auction Co. Inc.
Event: Antique & Modern Firearm Auction - M. Yeager Coll.
Ends: Saturday, March 26 | 9:00 AM  Eastern

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